Reimagining Movie Night

What does acquisition of a rich vocabulary have to do with science? Sometimes I just can’t resist the cross-curricular. The truth is, when science vocabulary moves beyond the rote realm, our children...

New Year Goal Planning

Nothing seems to get me more in the mood for getting organized and clean than the New year! I am always eager to take the Christmas tree down, get fresh toys that had been ripped open from Christmas ...

Around the Web with Kris: January

100 Books to Read in Kindergarten from Woodbridge Public Library – It might actually only be something like 80 or 90 books for a homeschooled kindergartener to read since some of them are about going...

15 {Free} Online Science Resources

With the increasing amount of free resources found online, the ability to homeschool has become more affordable for many. Below is a list of 15 websites featuring free science resources. The list inc...

Pick and Draw

Part art lesson and part card game, Pick and Draw can teach basic cartooning techniques to kids of all ages using a quick step-by-step approach that is fun and very easy to understand. Getting starte...

Receiving Graciously

As the year begins, my inbox is still glutted with “Happy New Year” messages. “It’s not too late to make your 2011 tax-deductible donation to …” “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” I’ve bee...